Research course (will run subject to approval)

Energy and Environmental Sciences

University of Groningen · University of Groningen
MSc by research

Entry requirements

Universitary Bachelor's degree in (Applied) Physics, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Astronomy, or a degree in natural sciences if you choose the theme Systems studies.

Special programme available for relevant HBO Bachelor/s degrees.

Months of entry

February, September

Course content

What are the solutions to the environmental issues on a global scale, like climate change, sustainable development and the greenhouse effect? What alternative sources of energy do we need to explore?

The Master's degree programme in Energy and Environmental Sciences focuses on the large-scale issues and contributes to possible solutions to the energy and environmental challenges. The programme participates in the new Energy Academy Europe (international centre of excellence). This ensures close connections to top research, industries and consultancies. The synergy results in a wide range of research topics focusing on energy and sustainability, such as:

  • Renewable, innovative energy systems
  • Climate and atmosphere
  • Geo-energy
  • Combustion technology
  • Bio-fuels technology, land and ocean-based
  • Energy and land use scenario's and modeling

The Master's programme is accessible for several Bachelor degrees in Natural Sciences (e.g. Biology, Physics, Chemistry etc).

Information for international students

Sufficient English proficiency on VWO level is required.

Fees and funding

International students
EU €2,006

Check our Grantfinder for funding opportunities.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc by research
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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